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Pirates interested in Travis Snider

The 27-year old outfielder was designated for assignment by the Orioles.

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Travis Snider had success in 2014 with Pittsburgh and the club is interested in a reunion. Baltimore released Snider on Saturday and the Pirates have internally discussed bringing him back, according to 93.7 The Fan's Dan Zangrilli.

Snider, 27, spent a pair of seasons with the Pirates before being sent to Baltimore in an offseason trade. He struggled with the Orioles over 69 games, posting a .237/.318/.341 batting line to complement three home runs and 20 RBIs. The Orioles designated him for assignment earlier this month before ultimately releasing him.

Baltimore was hoping Snider would thrive in an outfield without Nelson Cruz and Nick Markakis, however he did not have a notable amount of success offensively. The Orioles were hoping their outfield would produce more consistently and added Gerardo Parra to the mix before the non-waiver trade deadline.

Snider posted a .264/.338/.438 batting line in addition to 13 home runs with the Pirates last season. He could prove to be a valuable outfield and left-handed option for the Pirates, who have remained competitive within the division and wild card standings.